Donna F. Schneider

Donna F. Schneider, 78, Altoona, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert E. and Judith Jane (Hyle) Endress. She married Robert J. Schneider, who preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2001.

Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Ann Yarger and husband, Brian, of Osceola Mills; two grandchildren: Justin M. Snare and fiancee, Leah Palmer, and Justine E. Snare and fiance, Randy W. Irwin Jr.; two step-grandchildren: Brian S. Yarger and wife, Joleen, and Dustin S. Yarger; a step-great-grandchild; a sister, Carol Forney of Altoona; a brother, Charles Endress of Altoona; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Judith Layton and Nancy Lattieri; a brother, Albert D. “Butch” Endress; and a son-in-law, Michael L. Snare.

Donna was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, where she was active in various church functions. She retired from Tritex Sportswear, where she was a trimmer.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, where a prayer vigil will be held at 7:45 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Father Ronald Osinski as celebrant. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.